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Story Posted on 26-09-2018

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Abdulla Yameen Gayoom, Ibrahim mohamed solih, Maldives-India ties, Maldives

The Maldives votes for freedom - but Delhi can't rejoice yet

India should be pleased with the Maldives choosing democracy over dictatorship. But it should not imagine that China's powerful influence will pale in Male anytime soon.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Justice Chandrachud, Banks, Telecom companies, Aadhaar

Dear telcos and banks, please delete our Aadhaar data that you extorted

With immediate effect, banks and telecom companies have to stop asking people for their Aadhaar numbers or conduct e-KYC based on Aadhaar.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
BJP, TMC, Mamata Banerjee, Bengal bandh

Bengal Bandh: No matter what the TMC govt says, September 26 was not an ordinary day

The roads were less crowded, commuters were given sweets for stepping out. What is ‘normal’ about this?

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Terrorism, Asaduddin Owaisi, Waris khan pathan, Wahabism

Why Wahhabis are the real challenge to secularism

Even Sufis have sought a ban on the Wahhabi book, Taqwiyat-ul-Iman, saying it preaches extremism.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
BJP, Congress, Dassault, Tejas

Rafale Controversy: Opposition allegations of a scam are built on quicksand

The controversy has now turned into a theatre of the absurd. It's utterly vacuous and unwarranted.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
2019 Lok Sabha elections, Scst atrocities act, Supreme Court, Reservation in promotion

SC's ruling on SC/ST job promotions could prove to be a game changer for the BJP in 2019

With its Hindutva votebank in place, BJP's pitch for SC/ST votes could still provide it a fighting change to beat a not so united Opposition in 2019.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Right to Privacy, Supreme Court, UIDAI, Aadhaar

Aadhaar is constitutionally valid: All you need to know

It may be a judgment not many were hoping for. But it is nonetheless significant.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Left-wing extremism, Andhra Pradesh, Tdp mlas killed, Maoist attack

Why return of Left-wing extremism in Andhra Pradesh is a reason for worry

Maoists killed sitting Telugu Desam Party MLA K Sareswara Rao and former legislator S Soma.

VOICES

 |  11-minute read
History, India, Mahatma Gandhi, Emperor akbar

Emperor Akbar, not Mahatma Gandhi, is the father of our nation

It is high time that Indians realised the truth and know who is the real father of India.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Data Privacy, Right to Privacy, UIDAI, Aadhaar

Aadhaar loses its teeth after SC verdict but it will still bite you because we are Indians

The dissent by Justice DY Chandrachud in today's verdict recognises the perils of Aadhaar well.